Ampulla of Vater
Paneth cell carcinoma

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 February 2016, last major update December 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Paneth cell carcinoma
Cite this page: Paneth cell carcinoma. website. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare
  • Excluding neoplasms, paneth cells usually are limited to lining epithelium of small intestine, appendix and proximal colon
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

Various images

Positive stains
  • Lysozyme, PAS (weak)